Judy Canova (November 20, 1913 – August 5, 1983) (another source gives her birth date as November 20, 1916), born Juliette Canova (some sources indicate Julietta Canova), was an American comedian, actress, singer, and radio personality. She appeared on Broadway and in films. She hosted her own self-titled network radio program, a popular series broadcast from 1943 to 1955.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 20th, 1913 (Starke), Died August 5th, 1983 (Hollywood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1945
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, yodeling
Notes: Sister of Anne Canova and Zeke Canova.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||W151159||10-in.||12/18/1930||I've been hoodooed||Three Georgia Crackers||Mixed vocal trio, with guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W151160||10-in.||12/18/1930||Pore little thing cried mammy||Three Georgia Crackers||Mixed vocal trio, with guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W151165||10-in.||12/18/1930||Whoa, Buck, whoa||Three Georgia Crackers||Mixed vocal trio, with guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W151166||10-in.||12/18/1930||Nothin' but the blood of Jesus||Three Georgia Crackers||Mixed vocal trio, with guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W151167||10-in.||12/19/1930||Why did they dig Ma's grave so deep?||Three Georgia Crackers||Mixed vocal trio, with guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W151168||10-in.||12/19/1930||Hannah, my love||Three Georgia Crackers||Mixed vocal trio, with guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W152590||10-in.||12/11/1933||Mississippi waters||Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete||Female-male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W152591||10-in.||12/11/1933||Don't let my mother know||Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete||Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W152592||10-in.||12/11/1933||When the sun goes down behind the hill (And the moon begins to rise)||Anne, Judy and Zeke||Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin), string bass, and guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W152593||10-in.||12/11/1933||Me and my still||Anne, Judy and Zeke||Mixed vocal trio, with yodeling and instrumental ensemble||vocalist, yodeling|
|Columbia||W152594||10-in.||12/11/1933||My old model T||Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete||Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar||vocalist|
|Columbia||W152595||10-in.||12/11/1933||Ain't gonna grieve my Lord any more||Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete||Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar||vocalist|
|Decca||L 3638||10-in.||10/9/1944||Goodnight soldier||Judy Canova||vocalist|
|Decca||L 3639||10-in.||10/9/1944||A tiny little voice (in a tiny little prayer)||Judy Canova||vocalist|
|Decca||L 3640||10-in.||10/9/1944||You sang my love to somebody||Judy Canova||vocalist|
|Decca||L 3641||10-in.||10/9/1944||You don't have to say you're sorry||Judy Canova||vocalist|
|Decca||L 3900||10-in.||7/28/1945||Stars and stripes on Iwo Jima||Judy Canova||vocalist|
|Decca||L 3901||10-in.||7/28/1945||I was wrong||Judy Canova||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Canova, Judy," accessed January 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105689.
Canova, Judy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105689.
"Canova, Judy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 January 2021.
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